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UK housing market slows after June bounce - RICS

Britain's housing market softened in July after a small bounce the month before, a survey showed on Thursday, adding to signs that Brexit worries are again making households cautious about shopping for a new home.

UK house prices unexpectedly fall in July - Halifax

British house prices unexpectedly dropped for a second month in a row in July, figures from mortgage lender Halifax showed on Wednesday, adding to signs that households are growing warier of making major financial decisions ahead of Brexit.

UK house prices pick up a bit more speed - Halifax

British house prices rose at the fastest annual rate since early 2017 in the three months to the end of June, mortgage lender Halifax said on Friday, adding to other signs that the housing market has stabilised after weakening on Brexit worries.

In Brexit Britain, battling home lenders chase risk and pensioners

The framed coat of arms hanging in the headquarters of the Hanley Economic Building Society in Stoke-on-Trent depicts two squirrels in ermine robes above the motto 'Save Safely, Build Surely', which the mortgage lender's customers have duly done for over 150 years.

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